Food banks

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How will post-Covid Britain look? For many, like it did in the brutal 19th century | John Harris
While Boris Johnson talks of ‘building back better’, the reality is growing poverty and hunger – and a government that is fuelling them, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

28, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Giving people cash rather than food parcels would empower them | Rachel H Tribe
People should be trusted to choose how to feed themselves, says food bank volunteer Rachel H Tribe

Rachel H Tribe

22, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘We need to be alarmed’: food banks in overdrive as politicians allow Australians to go hungry
Food relief organisations say they are helping more people than ever before. But this is not a good news story

Stephanie Convery and Luke Henriques-Gomes

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Grown men come in here crying’: how Tory cuts have hit Blackpool hard
While the party conference ponders poverty, the town’s most deprived face being £1,000 a year worse off

Helen Pidd North of England editor

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Food banks warn of smaller parcels due to HGV supply shortages
Exclusive: declining stocks and expected higher demand for charity could see struggling families given less in their food parcels

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

04, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How the supply chain crisis is affecting food banks
Analysis: drop in donations and reduced capacity to deliver mean food banks will have to shrink the size of parcels

Patrick Butler

04, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mixed messages for political leaders from election bellwether town of Swindon
Voters in the town’s two key constituencies seem unimpressed by either party as conference season continues

Tom Wall

02, Oct, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Guardian angel: a Syrian feeding the homeless who dreams of his own street food van
In our new column, in which we make nice things happen for nice people, Khaled Wakkaa starts to turn his passion into a livelihood

Sirin Kale, the Guardian Angel

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Keeps us going’: how Foodbank is helping international students survive Melbourne’s lockdown
The line outside the charity’s CBD pop-up pantry isn’t showing any signs of shrinking

Matilda Boseley

29, Sep, 2021 @11:07 PM

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Children will pay the price for universal credit cut | Letters
Letters: The benefit reduction will affect child welfare services and only cost more later down the line, says Emily Aklan, while Sabine Goodwin says food banks will struggle to cope

Letters

28, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Guardian angel: a Hackney hero takes his team bowling
In our new column, in which we make nice things happen for nice people, we meet Marvin Birch, who turned his life around – and now spreads the community love

Sirin Kale

25, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘There was a lot of loss and fear’: how Oldham fought back against Covid
Voluntary sector that stepped up during the pandemic now struggling due to lack of funding

David Batty

20, Sep, 2021 @2:31 PM

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